Type of Homicide in Social Life

Cubbin, C, LW Pickle and L Fingerhut. “Social context and geographic patterns of homicide among US black and white males.” American Journal of Public Health, 9(4) (2000): 579-587. The article reports the research conducted by the authors on the geographic pattern of homicide among white American males. The range of...

Drugs and Its Effects on the Brain

Introduction Issues of drug abuse are always common in modern times. Most governments have set regulations to govern the sale and use of different drugs. Drug barons have always found themselves in trouble once they are caught up by the law. Whereas such barons make fortune out of such drugs,...

Arizona Immigration Law

Abstract Illegal immigration is one of the problems facing many countries around the world. The United States of America is home to more than ten million illegal immigrants. Most of these immigrants come from neighboring Mexico. The states along the US-Mexico border are under social and economic pressure due to...

About Teen Pregnancy

Abstract Teenage is the age from thirteen years to the age of nineteen. This is a stage of transition from childhood to adulthood. During this stage, a lot of changes are experienced in the life of a teenager. There are physical body changes as well as emotional changes witnessed during...

Muslim Women’s Representation in American Newspapers

Studying the newspaper representation of Muslim women in America is not a new trend. Several feminism campaigns have been seeking to criticize the potential media sexism against these women in society since the 1960s and 1970s. The cycle has persisted, and there has been little change. Presently, most Muslim women...

Family Support and Intervention in Substance Abuse Among Adolescents

Introduction The notion of illicit substance abuse has always been one of the most challenging aspects of public healthcare, as the following issue encompasses a series of factors that contribute to addiction development, making recovery an extremely complex endeavor. Researchers define substance abuse as the intake of such substances as...

Moral Values Conflict in Social Work

Social work in the country is based on specific values and the NASW Code of Ethics. Such values as social justice, duty, and altruism are at the heart of the profession (Frunza & Sandu, 2017). Nevertheless, sometimes social worker’s values and worldview contradict the personal values and worldview of their...

The Relationship Between Physical Activity and Children’s Well-Being

As the incidences of childhood obesity soar to epidemic levels, there have been increased calls for physical activity as a preventative measure. Physical activity yields a myriad of health benefits for children of all ages (Herrington & Brussoni, 2015). Physically-active children are less vulnerable to chronic diseases, such as type...

Women and Victimization: Rape and Sexual Assault

Abstract Sexual Assault is a primary issue in the health sector with disturbing wellness consequences to the victims. Some rape misconceptions serving to deny sexual violence and justifying this act have prevailed. The myths are reviewed, tactics to correct them, and, more so, both physical and psychological effects that come...

The Concepts of Race and Racism in Modern Environment

Introduction One of the primary objectives of Sociology is to provide an evidence-based framework to explain and regulate the processes within society. In spite of being a relatively recent discipline, this area of study has tackled an array of topical issues that stemmed from obsolete views on the relations between...

Drug Treatment Reducing Crime Rates

The existing evidence on crime across the United States shows that one of the central roles belongs to illegal drugs and their influence on the increased occurrence of criminal acts. Even though there are numerous other crime-related issues that can be mitigated with the help of drug treatment, the most...

Is It Morally Permissible to Put Someone Convicted of a Crime to Death?

The death penalty has always been a controversial issue battled in courts and society whether or not it is ethical to put someone convicted of a crime to death. The supporters of capital punishment argue that people who committed certain crimes deserve to be put to death since this punishment...

Domestic Violence Issue and the Ways to Solve It

Introduction Domestic violence is one of the critical and acute problems of modern society. It has existed for a long time, and so far, people have not been able to find a way to get rid of this phenomenon completely. It is common in both developing and developed countries, and...

Drug Abuse as a Public Health Menace in Adolescents

Introduction Currently, the issue of drug consumption among young adults has become widely discussed and utterly controversial. Many people hold an opinion that adolescents are in particular danger of using drugs and their consequent adverse influence, which is proved with scientific pieces of evidence and various studies. However, some researchers...

Communication Skills in the Workplace

Introduction Communication issues are essential when it comes to interaction in the workplace. The lack of mutual understanding between colleagues leads to an inability to perform daily tasks for the company’s benefit. However, there is a row of instruments that allow companies to assess their employees’ strengths and weaknesses and...

Intergenerational Trauma of Residential Schools in Canada

Introduction Indigenous people’s well-being was significantly affected by colonization, and even now, residential schools as one of the colonization’s legacies continue to influence the aboriginal population of Canada. Thus, traumatic events took an enormous toll on the mental and physical health of people and caused repercussions endurable for many years...

Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication in Conflict

Communication is an essential human practice that supports the sharing of ideas and information and resolution of conflicts. It can take place at the intrapersonal, intercultural, or interpersonal level. The purpose of this paper is to define interpersonal and intercultural communication, describe challenges associated with intercultural communication, and their influences...

The Concept of Human Security

The concept of human security emerged in 1994 when the United Nations published its Human Development Report. Human security is a paradigm based on the idea that humanity should be the proper referent for security, serving as an alternative to national and international security. According to this approach, security should...

American Civil Rights Movement Origins and Development

The seeds of the American civil rights movement were planted during the post-Civil War Reconstruction. Following the abolition of slavery and the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment, blacks were nominally entitled to the same rights and protections as whites. Racial discrimination in the form of social prejudice, segregation, and selective...

Social Changes and Trends

Introduction Social changes are important processes in society (Fine, 2006). This paper examines how organizational changes and leadership contribute to social changes. The paper also looks at two of the recent trends in organizational changes and leadership and the impact they are likely to have on my professional organization. Social...

Immigration and Deportation Policies

Introduction The immigration policy of the US has been the main element of political discussions for the past few decades. The majority of the policymakers in America support the extension of America’s global competitiveness and neglect issues concerning the security of the U.S, they tend to ignore safety measures and...

Benefits of Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

It is appropriate for gay marriage to be legalized because it is neither an educative nor a merited act. The constitutions of many countries including ours recommend for observance of human liberties. One of the crucial civil liberties is the pursuit of joy, an element denied to homosexual individuals. Homosexual...

Asian Immigrants in the United States and Racism

For a very long time, there have been many racial groups that were immigrating to the United States. Asians are one such group that was able to establish a life for themselves in the US and be successful in reaching their goals and dreams. Even though the Asian population is...

Symbolic Interactionism: Disability & Family Relationships

Thesis The emotions in the family members regarding the disability usually guide the dynamics of the interaction within a family with a disabled member, and these shape. Introduction A nuclear family consists of two parents and children. Symbolic interactionism is described as a unit of interacting personalities. The events within...

An Organization for Aiding Malaysian Migrant Workers

Introduction: A Charity Organization for Migrant Workers When it comes to analyzing the means to boost migrants’ confidence and provide them with moral and spiritual support required for their successful professional performance, the significance of religious organizations is often overlooked (Kalir, 2009). Indeed, in an attempt to explore the economic...

Gender and Social Movements

Introduction Gender and social activism is often associated with women movements of the early 20th century in which women fought for their rights to actively participate in the democratic process. In addition, this activism has been associated with the ‘women’s lib’ movement that was rife in the second half of...

The Issue of Abortion in America

Introduction Social issues affect the livelihoods of people in society in various ways. Numerous issues exist in society and people have different views on these issues. One issue that brings a lot of controversy in society is abortion since different viewpoints are advanced on this issue. The issue of abortion...

Women Human Rights

Throughout history, all aspects of the society, from political, social to financial, have been controlled by men. This has left women to play a subordinate role in the society, hence forcing them to be depended on their men companion for virtually everything. Their weak nature coupled with lack of all...

Should or Should Not Marijuana Be Legalized in America

Marijuana should not be legalized in the United States. This is because the drug has numerous negative effects not only on its users but also on the country. Introduction Over the past few decades, marijuana has been associated with immense negative connotations. Many people believe that it acts as a...

Violence Against Women Problem in Modern Society

Introduction Violence against women is any gender-based violence that results in the infringement of women’s rights and freedom. The violence against women also leads to physical damage and also the property damage of the women engaged in violence. Violence against women occurs in a number of ways. This includes sexual...

Enhanced Emotional Intelligence Quotient Developing

It was once said that emotions teach people to reason. Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage the emotions of others, groups, and one’s self. After taking an Emotional Quotient (EQ) test, my results showed I have an above-average EQ with room for growth. This means I am being emotionally...

Child Poverty in Canada: Reasons and Consequences

Introduction Child poverty is considered to be one of the major issues while thinking about the future generations. Defining narrowly or making it simple children living under miserable circumstances or under deprived situations. The reason can be plenty for being children living under poverty. Although this is the truth in...

The Social Work: Ecological Perspective

Introduction Social work is the professional activity of helping individuals, groups or communities to enhance or to restore their capacity for social functioning and creating societal conditions favorable to this goal. The primary mission of social work is to enhance human well being and to help meet the basic needs...

Abortion Should Be Safe and Legal

Introduction The subject of legal abortion has lead to a nationwide, often emotion-filled, debate that has endured for many years and will for many years to come. People are decidedly either in the ‘pro-choice’ or ‘pro-life’ camp. There are no compromises to be negotiated: one concerned with the life of...

Should Euthanasia Be Legal in Some Countries and Why?

Yes, Euthanasia should be legal in some countries and there should be many rules that regulate it, in order to make sure that it serves the best interest of the patient. The reason I believe so is that many countries which are against euthanasia have, in fact, witnessed cases where...

Poverty and Homelessness Related Issues

Introduction According to Jencks Analysis, it is the mental illness and deinstitutionalization of the mentally sick that caused homelessness rather than poverty (Jencks 24). Jencks argues that the severely mentally sick account for a third of the homeless population since they were released from hospitals in the 1950s. This argument...

The Lifespan Perspective in Development

Introduction Studying human development, the various theories, and perspectives devoted to such a subject share one aspect in common, which can be understood through the term development. Development is defined as the progress through changes, and in that regard, the common characteristics of human development can be seen through tracing...

Teenage Sex: The Importance of Sex Education

Introduction Teenage sex as the word suggests is the tendency of teenagers engaging in sexual behavior. This is normally influenced by cultural behaviors, society norms and peer pressure. Teenage sex have had a rampant increase today with many people blaming the media for the explicit programs on televisions, internet, magazines...

Illegal Immigration. “The Tortilla Curtain” by Boyle

Illegal immigration has often been observed as a serious problem that affects a nation in many ways. Some people regard it as an issue that drains the vitality of a nation and the rehabilitation of illegal immigrants is often a matter of squabble. Different studies have identified a number of...

A Family System and Social Care Service Users

Discussion As social systems, families are complex organizations that are hierarchical in nature (Conoley, 2009, p. 1). Family dynamics consists of stable, predictable patterns of relationships. Rules normally unspoken, but known to members, guide these relationship patterns. Whenever one element in the system is altered, for instance, if an alcoholic...

Communication Theory: Human Language and Behavior

Introduction Communication involves assigning meaning and exchanging it among people. It is a type of ritual which is performed by people using meaning from a particular language. Communication may also occur among other living things like animals to initiate behaviors like mating, call for alert against danger and even eating...

Malcolm X and His Effect on Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights movement was considerably influenced by unconventional and radical views of Malcolm X, who managed to carry out the transition from reforming movement to a radical and revolutionary movement of the international level; he completely transformed the its ideological background and organizational hierarchy that significantly facilitated the human...

Should animal experimentation be permitted?

Outline Abstract Hypothesis Introduction Results and discussions Conclusions Abstract This Research paper on the animal experimentation is an analysis material which tries to bring out the ethics behind the animal experimentations in the society. At the same the importance of the animal experimentation in the society is brought out by...

Domestic Violence: Not Just an Adult Thing

Introduction In many abusive relationships, the welfare of the child or children of the couple is ignored even though they are witnessing abuse, and experiencing trauma. The emotions of the child are the least of many people’s worries when parents are involved in an abusive relationship. However, children are always...

United States Immigration Policy

Introduction During the 20th century; immigration has been a major social and economic problem of the USA. The main problem is that it is difficult to control immigration and flows of foreigners coming each month to America. The majority of newcomers belong to the following groups: tourists, businessmen, students, etc,...

African Americans and Their Rights

Introduction Racial discrimination has been the most widely discussed issue in the United States of America since the colonial era. Out of all minority groups, such as Native Americans, Latin Americans, American Jews, Asian Americans, etc, African Americans were the most distinctly regarded as those of different race. Black people...

Social Groups and How They Work

Introduction This research paper examines social groups and how they work. It also looks at Weber’s five characteristics of an ideal bureaucracy and suggests which of the characteristics are applicable to the group. These are groups formed by the association of two or more people who interact towards achieving the...

Cultural Diversity Among the Hispanics

Introduction Hispanic Americans are a fast-growing population in the United States (Grieco & Rachel, 2008). The group comprises a population that draws their origin from Mexico, Puerto Rica, Asian Americans, and the Chinese Americans as well as the Asian Americans. Initially, the Hispanics were associated with the Spanish-speaking groups who...

Messages Addressed to Parents and Friends

It follows that any struggle against the abuse of language is a sentimental archaism, like preferring candles to electric light or hansom cabs to aeroplanes. (Orwell 1). The contemporary way of communication presupposes a huge variety of different means for making the idea clear for those to whom the message...

How Important for People Is the Water Right?

It is my opinion that access to clean water and sanitation is a basic universal need and a basic human right. This will help to provide even the poor people, who cannot afford to buy water, with clean water and proper sanitation. If this human right is recognized than, everyone...

Why Can’t People Feed Themselves: Review

The article “Why Can’t People Feed Themselves?” written by Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins (1977) presents the historical reason for the advent of the food crisis in underdeveloped countries and puts forth the real reason behind the under-developedness of countries in the African continent or Asia. The articles clearly...

Communicative Ways and Language Use

Introduction A lot of people are concerned as to improper usage of English language in modern society; nevertheless, modern civilization faces the problem of language abuse being perceived as the instrument serving the purpose of the national interests. It is necessary to underline the fact that we stick to various...

Social Institutions and Other Phenomena of Society

Introduction Sociology as a science concentrates on studying social structure and activity to pursue a possible improvement in social welfare. The important aspects it deals with are, inter alia, social institutions and the ways society develops and changes throughout time. This set of video recordings focuses on such social institutions...

“Gendering the Commodity Audience” by Meehan

Introduction In “Gendering the Commodity Audience: Critical Media Research, Feminism, and Political Economy” by Eileen R. Meehan, the article’s main thesis concentrate on the sexism in the media. The author argues that the media focus on mostly the male audience, and ignoring the female audience as a profitable target market...

Support for Same-Sex Marriage vs. Civil Unions

Introduction The purpose of this research proposal is to explore support for same-sex marriage, in comparison with that given to civil unions, within the wider context of the marriage institution. This is an issue that has generated a heated controversy amongst the proponents and opponents alike. This controversy has seen...

Economic and Social Rights in Nowadays International Regime

From an international politics perspective, Economic and Social Rights (ESR) are provided for by virtue of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as various UN legally binding documents, notably the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESR). The existence of such international legal covenant makes the...

Race and Gender in Hooks’ and Butler’s Articles

Introduction The issues of race and sex have always troubled the minds of human beings. If in the past, these issues led to various conflicts within the society and resulted in the appearance of numerous movements for granting civil rights to women, racial and sexual minorities, etc., the present stage...

Gay Couple Adopting Children: Pros and Cons

Gays and lesbians are considered as a sexual orientation that is accepted in certain societies and certain societies are totally against them. However, it is quite clear that people that have the same sexual orientation or in other words it can be said that people with same-sex cannot have children....

Communication Skills and Resolving Conflict

‘Communication skills’ (n.d) defines communication skills, “as the capability to make use of a language and articulate information” (2). The writer views communication skills to be the art of passing a message so that the recipient can understand it better. Communication is very crucial to everyone and without proper skills,...

Case Study of Students’ Complaints in the University

Introduction Conducting marketing research to investigate a social phenomenon is an accepted method, in terms of gathering the information in order to make a decision, and accordingly to discover the root cause of a particular problem, and make corresponding recommendations. In the light of the aforementioned this paper investigates the...

Ethics in Research: The Stanford Prison Experiment

The issue of ethics in research seems to have expanded importance in literature. In that regard, it can be questioned what are the ethical; considerations that could be applied for cases implying researches based on anonymous surveys. Nevertheless, when reading about the “The Stanford Prison Experiment”, such ethical concern can...

Values, Attitude, Knowledge and Skills of a Human Service Worker

Summary All human service workers must posses certain values which are applicable to their profession despite the several branches. One of the greatest of the values is the respect of human life and worth. All the workers in this field have the mandate to respect and uphold this value. They...

Lesbian & Gay Cultures and Public Misunderstanding

Introduction The social conditions for a man cannot always satisfy his desires or way of living. The standards of morality and consciousness within the society condemn the facts of non-traditional viewpoints on manners, love, style, behavior on the whole. The paper is dedicated to two articles of different authors, so...

A Modern Hero. Hero in the Public Eye

Depending on who you talk to, the word “hero” can be defined in some different ways. The mythological hero is usually defined as a man descended from some kind of divine ancestry. He is characterized as someone who possesses great physical and moral strength as well as great courage. He...

Racism: American Progress in the 21st Century

Outline of the paper This paper analyzes the existing disparity among blacks and whites in receiving justice, education and healthcare which are explained through charts and diagrams. An attempt is also made to understand the problems of poverty rate among blacks and the extent of police brutality they suffer. Gay...